Providence Planning Department seeks ideas for Rochambeau Fire Station reuse

THE ROCHAMBEAU FIRE STATION, at 270 Rochambeau Ave. in Providence, was one of two East Side fire houses deactivated earlier this year by Mayor Jorge O. Elorza's administration. The city Planning Department is actively seeking opinions as to the building's next purpose. / PBN PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD
THE ROCHAMBEAU FIRE STATION, at 270 Rochambeau Ave. in Providence, was one of two East Side fire houses deactivated earlier this year by Mayor Jorge O. Elorza's administration. The city Planning Department is actively seeking opinions as to the building's next purpose. / PBN PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD
PROVIDENCE – With the Rochambeau Fire Station no longer in use, the city Planning Department is actively seeking opinions as to its next purpose. An open house in late September yielded a variety of ideas, but notably the largest number of participants who voted on options indicated they wanted it to remain a firehouse. About 50 people attended the open house, according to a notice posted…
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